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Evans Army Community Hospital welcomes new boss
Evans Army Community Hospital welcomes new boss

By: Tony Peck - 0 2 hr ago

Evans Army Community Hospital welcomed its new boss to Colorado Springs on Tuesday during a change-of-command ceremony at Fort Carson's Founder's...

AROUND TOWN: Rocky Mountain Health Care Chef Showcase draws 700 foodies; Doherty wins gold
AROUND TOWN: Rocky Mountain Health Care Chef Showcase draws 700 foodies; Doherty wins gold

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

The Rocky Mountain Health Care Services Chef Showcase had the happiest of problems, becoming so popular that it burst at the seams. The eighth annual...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting May 22, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, May 22, 2018

Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send information at least two...

Live Well: These podcasts will save your soul
Live Well: These podcasts will save your soul

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, May 22, 2018

Anyone who's read Julia Cameron's classic self-help book, "The Artist's Way," knows she's a strong believer in "filling the well." To deepen your...

Ronald McDonald House planning $10M home at Colorado Springs' new children's hospital
Ronald McDonald House planning $10M home at Colorado Springs' new children's hospital

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Along with a new children's hospital, Colorado Springs will be getting a new and bigger Ronald McDonald House. Ronald McDonald House Charities of...

Ebola spreads to city, entering 3 health zones in Congo
Ebola spreads to city, entering 3 health zones in Congo

By: - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

KINSHASA, Congo — Congo's Ebola outbreak has spread to a city, the capital of the northwestern Equateur province, a worrying shift as the risk of...

More than 40 workers laid off at Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
More than 40 workers laid off at Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services laid off 42 employees this week, a hospital spokesman confirmed Tuesday. The hospital system's layoffs included...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting May 15, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send information at least two...

Colorado Springs CSU Extension office offers classes to certify people who want to sell homemade foods
Colorado Springs CSU Extension office offers classes to certify people who want to sell homemade foods

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

Think you make the best salsa? Friends egging you on to bottle and sell your apricot preserves? Are those chicks you've raised mass-producing eggs?...

Alarming rise in sexually transmitted diseases reported in El Paso County and Colorado
Alarming rise in sexually transmitted diseases reported in El Paso County and Colorado

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise across El Paso County, troubling public health officials even as the reasons for their spread remain...

Ebola has infected dozens so far in Congo, killing 19, WHO says
Ebola has infected dozens so far in Congo, killing 19, WHO says

By: - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

Nineteen people have died of Ebola in Congo as health officials plan to send an experimental vaccine to prevent the spread of the virus that killed...

UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide
UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide

By: - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

NEW YORK — The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years....

For six decades, ‘the man with the golden arm’ donated blood — and saved 2.4 million babies
For six decades, ‘the man with the golden arm’ donated blood — and saved 2.4 million babies

By: - 0 Sun, May 13, 2018

In 1951, a 14-year-old Australian boy named James Harrison awoke from a major chest operation. Doctors had removed one of his lungs in a procedure that...

Nursing homes, senior centers find bullying has no age limit
Nursing homes, senior centers find bullying has no age limit

By: - 0 Sat, May 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became breeding grounds for gossip and...

Congo announces 1st death amid Ebola outbreak in northwest
Congo announces 1st death amid Ebola outbreak in northwest

By: - 0 Thu, May 10, 2018

KINSHASA, Congo — Congo's minister of health says the first death from a new outbreak of Ebola in the country's northwest has been confirmed along with...

New website markets Colorado Springs as a health destination
New website markets Colorado Springs as a health destination

By: Bill Radford - 0 Thu, May 10, 2018

In its early days, Colorado Springs was touted as a premier health destination. One Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce marketing effort touted...

A soldier needed an ear transplant. Doctors 'grew' a new one in her arm.
A soldier needed an ear transplant. Doctors 'grew' a new one in her arm.

By: - 0 Thu, May 10, 2018

Two years ago, Army Pvt. Shamika Burrage almost died when she was ejected from her car during a crash in Texas. Afterward, when she woke up in the...

Restaurant ratings added to El Paso County health inspection reports
Restaurant ratings added to El Paso County health inspection reports

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

A new restaurant rating system aims to show which El Paso County eateries most commonly risk getting their customers sick. The searchable database,...

AROUND TOWN: Memorial Hospital Foundation 'Heroes in Healthcare' raises $412,000 for trauma training center
AROUND TOWN: Memorial Hospital Foundation 'Heroes in Healthcare' raises $412,000 for trauma training center

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

In an evening dedicated to "Heroes in Healthcare," a record 770 supporters, including many from health care fields, enjoyed a gala event April 28 as...

Goat Yoga? The latest craze comes to Colorado Springs
Goat Yoga? The latest craze comes to Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, May 8, 2018

How much do we all love goats? Apparently, enough to let the cute, furry buggers interrupt our coveted time on the yoga mat. Goat yoga is a thing,...

New Colorado Springs walk-in clinic devoted to bone and joint injuries
New Colorado Springs walk-in clinic devoted to bone and joint injuries

By: Bill Radford - 0 Tue, May 8, 2018

Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group has opened a first in the Colorado Springs area: an urgent care center devoted to bone and joint injuries. The...

Tooth whiteners essentially bleach your teeth, and that has pros and cons

By: - 0 Tue, May 8, 2018

Walk down the toothpaste aisle at your typical drugstore, and you'll see a range of products to whiten your teeth. Whitening toothpaste, whitening...

140,000 Americans are killed by stroke each year, though it's largely preventable

By: - 0 Tue, May 8, 2018

How stroke-aware are you? Perhaps you know the warning signs - sudden numbness on one side of the body, trouble speaking, sudden blurred vision,...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting May 8, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, May 8, 2018

Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits.

‘I saved them because I’m a superhero!’: 4-year-old donates bone marrow to his baby brothers
‘I saved them because I’m a superhero!’: 4-year-old donates bone marrow to his baby brothers

By: - 0 Sun, May 6, 2018

It was barely sunrise and Michael DeMasi Jr. was romping through the corridors at a children’s hospital in Philadelphia, balancing on a red line...

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AARP previews voter engagement campaigns ahead of November elections

Thu, Apr 26, 2018 - 8:33 AM

In outlining the goals of the voter engagement campaign AARP is rolling out this month, Colorado State Director Bob Murphy says the most...

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